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Run for the Roses

Saturday, May 7th
4PM to 8PM 


Place your bets, and grab your finest fascinator for the annual Run for the Roses viewing event. 

4PM to 8PM

The Gallery

Let’s get down & derby! Check out all the pre-race fun including exclusive retail & restaurant deals, a derby dance party, inflatable games & activities and more. 


4PM - 8PM 

The Plaza & Bridgeview Box Park

You’re invited to celebrate the Derby in style as we transform the Levee into a glamorous party featuring a best hat contest, live music featuring The Turned Up Band, a rose-themed Instagrammable moment, a charity derby raffle in partnership with Welcome House  and more. So put on your fancy hats and bowties, grab a mint julep and let the fun begin! 


*Purchase raffle tickets and pick the horse you think will win first, place or show. Prize packages include various items and gift cards from participating Newport on the Levee retailers & restaurants. Raffle tickets are cash purchases only.


It’s off to the races! Tune into our jumbo LED’s to watch the most anticipated 2 minutes in sports and cheer on your favorite horse! 



The horses are back in their stables & Run for the Roses has come to a close. Visit official after party location, Beeline for their Run for the Roses Kentucky Derby event, and additional onsite bars & restaurants to keep the party going! 


Additional Details:


  • The event is free to attend. No ticketing required.

  • Seating is first come, first serve.

Ada's Treasures | Rose sugar scrub & body butter

Beeline | Off to the Races Cocktail, Churchill Downs Mint Julep & Woodford Reserve Spire

Blackmarket Saloon | Mint Julep Lemonade

Bluegrass & Sass | 10% off total purchase if you're donning a Derby hat or fascinator

Colonel De Gourmet Herbs & Spices | Exclusive Mint Julep cocktail collection

J. Salandino Collection | 20% off J. Salandino Collection Rose hats

Little Spoon Bakery & Cafe | Kentucky Derby themed cookies

Native | BOGO Joe Burrow & Bengals Puff gear + exclusive Hu-Dey giveaway

The Buzz | Off to the Races Cocktail, Churchill Downs Mint Julep & Woodford Reserve Spire

West Sixth Brewing | Julep souvenir cups with beer

Wooden Cask Brewing | Mint Julep Slushy

If you are interested in becoming involved in our events or learning more about sponsorship opportunities, please complete the application in the link here.

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